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Halfway House

#558 of 1,832 Restaurants in Dublin
#603 of 2,018 Places to Eat in Dublin
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Ashtown, Navan Road | Navan Road, Dublin Dublin 15, Ireland (Formerly Halfway House)
+35318383218
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: The Halfway House has been a popular establishment for over eighty years...
The Halfway House has been a popular establishment for over eighty years. Over the years it has been modernised to the highest standards of traditional decor including open fireplaces, function room and restaurant.The Halfway House is famous throughout north Dublin area for its friendly atmosphere, its efficient and courteous staff and its high quality carvery food.The Mulberry Restaurant is open Wed-Sat for A La Carte & early bird menu. On Sundays we serve Lunch and A La Carte.
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Visitor rating
  • 35
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Carvery Lunch

As a repeat visitor to the Halfway House over the years I can definitely vouch for the quality of the food. My husband and I stopped off here for lunch on route to the airport. Their roast beef is fantastic and set us up for a long journey (and saved us from eating the limited selection of airport... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Jenster30
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Wicklow
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  • Families with children
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Wicklow
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

As a repeat visitor to the Halfway House over the years I can definitely vouch for the quality of the food. My husband and I stopped off here for lunch on route to the airport. Their roast beef is fantastic and set us up for a long journey (and saved us from eating the limited selection of airport food!). Always... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Visited here twice recently. Only went back second time as it was suggested as a meeting point for family. Both times was carvery. Terrible. Tastless. Bacon was so pale it was same colour as fat on it. Parsley sauce was like flour and milk mixed. No sign of parsley. Don't know how it seems to be always busy. Must be... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Me and my girl had a dinner here and found the place to warm and friendly and the food was superb. Would eat here again for sure

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County Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

went here for carvery, in general I don't expect much from carveries but this was below even my limited expectations. tried the sweet chili chicken with rice. tasted of pretty much nothing. watered down passata at best and rice was like it was few days old.. plus point was staff were all pleasant and efficient and man running car park... More 

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Derry
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Myself and my wife and two kids ate here on Sunday 3rd May. The food super and the the staff were helpful and very friendly. We had two courses for €18.95 which we found to be good value considering the quality of the food. Overall I would recommend a visit to the Halfway House.

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Drogheda, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

stopped off here for dinner 6/05/2015 and was pleasantly surprised by the high standard of food and service. , congrats to ronan the chef on superbly cooked food, a special thanks to ray for his service at the carvery. such a pleasant manner and was so concerned that he may not have served enough beef in my casserole that he... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Had breakfast & lunch here, Food is good and plentiful, carvery at lunch lots in it or sandwich of your choice. lively pub always busy and service very good

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Waterloo, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

If you are in Dublin, you need to pop by the Half Way House. Always a good time with good old fashioned home cooking along with your Irish favourites including the famous Irish Breakfast, Roast Beef, Lamb etc - they also have a great sandwich and home made soup bar. And of course you can never go wrong with a... More 

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Dublin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

A really nice pub with lovely food and great staff. The pub is kept to the highest standards. There is a carvery and bar menu in the evening. We were there with young kids and the staff were excellent with them

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Dublin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The food is really good.....There is no problem if you want to change sauce or potatoes...etc..the food is served to your liking... The service fast...and happy staff.....

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ashtown, Navan Road | Navan Road, Dublin Dublin 15, Ireland (Formerly Halfway House)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +35318383218

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 21
  • Cuisine: Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

The Halfway House has been a popular establishment for over eighty years. Over the years it has been modernised to the highest standards of traditional decor including open fireplaces, function room and restaurant.The Halfway House is famous throughout north Dublin area for its friendly atmosphere, its efficient and courteous staff and its high quality carvery food.The Mulberry Restaurant is open Wed-Sat for A La Carte & early bird menu. On Sundays we serve Lunch and A La Carte.

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